Update: Journal Events Coming to You

March 18 from 4-6pm – Journal Pick-up Event at El Restaurante Ixtapa, Hillsborough

Enjoy dinner along the banks of the Eno and purchase your copy of the Journal at the table we’ll have stationed outside. Several authors and the illustrator Joe Liles will be present to sign copies. Social distancing and mask use will be required. *Fun fact: The cook house for Faribault’s Barbecue (featured in the Journal) is there and still standing.

March 25 from 6-7:15pm – Virtual Author Talk for Wildflower Society Members

An virtual event exclusively for Wildflower Society members of the Eno River Association. Hear from the authors and learn about the creation of this historic publication. Contact Emily Hill to be added to the invitation list.

April 3 – Journal Pick-up Event at Nolia Market, Durham

Eno River Association will be participating in the public launch of this new market for Black-owned goods. Pick-up your Journal and get it signed by authors or the illustrations artist Joe Liles. More details to come – save the date!

The Association provides platform for People of Color to share their Eno family history

The Eno River Association announces the revival of their Eno Journal, now available for purchase online and thru local retail shops. Ribbons of Color Along the Eno River: The History of African Americans and People of Color Living on the Eno contains first- and second-hand stories of those who have long lived in the Eno watershed.

This Eno Journal is the culmination of a two decades-long effort by the Association to discover, research, recruit writers, and publish this collection. “We are grateful to the descendants, record keepers, and historians in the Eno River community who preserved these memories and photographs” says Dave Cook, former Eno staffer and veteran volunteer on the project. READ MORE…

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